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2 lifestyle changes may reduce risk of hot flashes

2 lifestyle changes may reduce risk of hot flashes

According to new research, keeping a healthy weight and quitting smoking before the age of 40 may substantially relieve the hot flashes and night sweats that often characterize menopause. Share on PinterestResearch suggests that making a few lifestyle changes could alleviate some of the discomforts of menopause. According to some estimates, as many as 1.5 […]

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Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Some occupations are likely to affect female heart health more negatively than others, but which ones? This question is what one new study set out to answer. Share on PinterestFemales in some professions face a higher risk of developing heart health problems than others, according to a new study. Heart problems are a widespread health […]

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HIV Could Speed Menopause Onset

HIV Could Speed Menopause Onset

Latest Menopause News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women with HIV experience menopause years sooner than other women — about three years earlier, on average, a new study finds. Treatment advances are keeping people with the virus alive longer, and those who adhere to therapy are expected to live into their mid-70s or […]

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How does the Mirena coil affect menopause?

How does the Mirena coil affect menopause?

The Mirena coil is a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) that can prevent pregnancy. It may limit heavy bleeding during perimenopause, but it has no effect on when menopause begins. Keep reading for more information about the effects of the Mirena coil on the body as it prepares for menopause. Share on PinterestPeople can use a […]

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Menopause: Could Chinese herbal remedies reduce hot flashes?

Menopause: Could Chinese herbal remedies reduce hot flashes?

During menopause, many people experience hot flashes. A recent review and meta-analysis investigate whether Chinese herbal remedies might reduce the discomfort. Although the authors feel encouraged by the findings, much more data is necessary. Could Chinese herbal remedies relieve hot flashes? Hot flashes affect up to 90% of women during menopause. They have an association […]

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Estrogen exposure may stave off cognitive decline in women

Estrogen exposure may stave off cognitive decline in women

New research suggests that taking estrogen as part of hormone replacement therapy may help women fight off cognitive decline. Share on PinterestDoes estrogen therapy have any cognitive benefits for postmenopausal women? The study paper — titled “Lifetime estrogen exposure and cognition in late life: The Cache County Study” and appearing in the North American Menopause […]

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How Does Early Menopause Affect a Woman’s Heart?

How Does Early Menopause Affect a Woman’s Heart?

Latest Menopause News THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Menopause before age 50 puts women at increased risk of nonfatal heart conditions, and the earlier menopause occurs, the greater the risk, new research suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 300,000 women who were part of 15 studies around the world, and found that […]

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Health Tip: Relieving Hot Flashes

Health Tip: Relieving Hot Flashes

(HealthDay News) — Hot flashes are often felt by women who are going through menopause and perimenopause, says Cleveland Clinic. More than two-thirds of menopausal women in North America have hot flashes, the clinic says. Latest Menopause News To relieve hot flashes, Cleveland Clinic suggests identifying and avoiding triggers. Common ones include heat, smoking, caffeine, […]